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The Editor, 21/08/2012
Pakistan: Disabled Girl Accused Of Blasphemy
Police in Vietnam raid Christian-run leper colony; residents “terrorised”
Police in Vietnam raided a Christian-run leper colony, replacing Christian symbols with a picture of Ho Chi Minh, who established Communism in the country.
Officers entered the village, which has around 160 residents including leper patients and volunteer helpers, in Gia Kai province, and ordered them to remove the church bell and knock down the bell tower.
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Pakistani police are investigating whether a Muslim cleric who allegedly tried to frame a Christian girl for blasphemy should be charged with insulting Islam himself and potentially face life in prison, a police officer said Monday.
Khalid Chisti was arrested Saturday after a member of his mosque accused him of stashing pages of a Koran in Rimsha Masih’s bag to make it seem like she burned the Islamic holy book. He allegedly planted the evidence to push Christians out of his neighbourhood in Islamabad. He has denied the allegations.
Record number of people fleeing Syria, UN reportsThousands of refugees pouring into neighbouring countries with over 100,000 seeking asylum in August.
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